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Paolo Cauteruccio (Counter-tenor)

Born: 1980 - Milan, Italy

The Italian counter-tenor, Paolo Cauteruccio, began early an eclectic artistic and cultural education: after obtaining the Diploma of Dramatic Art at the Accademia dei Filodrammatici of Milan, he graduated in Modern Literature at the University of Milan. He started his career as an actor of prose, musical and assistant director (2003, alongside M°Gianfranco De Bosio).

Paolo Cauteruccio makde his debut as opera singer in January 2006, thus began a series of experiences on prestigious stages (Teatro Carlo Felice in Genoa, Verdi Orchestra of Milan, Teatro Ponchielli in Cremona, Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Teatro Comunale in Bologna, Emilia Romagna Festival) performing in different roles under the guidance of important names of conducting and direction. Among the conductors he has worked with: Richard Frizza, Renato Palumbo, Giuseppe Grazioli, Eliahu Inbal, Roberto Abbado, Nicola Luisotti, Michele Mariotti. Among the best-known directors: Lamberto Puggelli, Damiano Michieletto, Andrej Serban, Michal Znaniecki, Andrea De Rosa, Davide Livermore, Pierluigi Pizzi, Gabriele Lavia, Federico Tiezzi.

In March 2008, Paolo Cauteruccio made his debut in the titol role of The Beggar's Opera at the Teatro Comunale in Bologna, directed by Lucio Dalla. In February 2009 he sang the role of Florestan in Fidelio Off, an original adaptation from the L.v. Beethoven’s opera performed at the Teatro Valli in Reggio Emilia. In July 2010 he sang Misa Criolla and Navidad Nuestra by Ariel Ramirez, conducted by M° Luis Osejo in Bologna for Emilia Romagna Festival, then at Ljubljana Festival and International Santander Festival.

The year 2011 saw him engaged with the Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi in La Scuola Guida by Nino Rota, conducted by Maestro Giuseppe Grazioli, and then at the Teatro Regio in Turin in the new opera Pinocchio by Pierluigi Valtinoni. Then he sang again the Misa Criolla at the International Festival of Toledo. Meaningful is his participation in the recording of the CD “Verismo” of the soprano Renée Fleming in the role of Prunier in La Rondine Quartet by Puccini.

Source: Thessaloniki Concert Hall Website (2011)
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (April 2012)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works




Ruben Jais


BWV 30, BWV 80

Links to other Sites

Paolo Cauteruccio (Official Website) [Italian]
Paolo Cauteruccio, cantante (La Verdi) [Italian]

Paolo Cauteruccio (Thessaloniki Concert Hall) [English/Italian]-

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